Two dead in crash on Highway 59 in Cleveland

A third victim was rushed to the hospital

CLEVELAND, Texas - Two people are dead after a major crash in the Cleveland area.

Liberty County Sheriff's Office says shortly after 3pm two women were driving in a white van were sideswiped by a red "bob tail" truck on Highway 59 and CR 3995.

The driver of the van lost control and the vehicle rolled over.

Paramedics rushed a third woman who was in the van to an area hospital. Her condition is not known at this time.

The Department of Public Safety is investigating the accident.

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